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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Barrel aged Behemoth Barleywine.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dfonorow (1600) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle share at Tribes Alehouse. 2013 Bottle. Pour is close to black with a thin tan head. Aroma and flavor of chocolate covered raisins, brown sugar, vanilla beans, and dark caramel. Finish is sweet and boozy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11529) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle @ Presidential Suite. Thanks for this one, Adam. Somewhat turbid amber pour with a small off-white head. Lots of bourbon, vanilla, and caramel aromas. Hints of chocolate and a fair amount of dark fruit. Lots of toffee. Flavor is quite sweet and a bit sticky. Big time toffee and caramel. Some bourbon and vanilla. Hints of chocolate and caramelized dark fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Etched glass bottle. RBSG. Pours amber brown with off white head. Nose/taste of oak, bourbon, dark fruit, toffee and dark cherry. Full bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (3015) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
This poured a very cloudy brown color with very little head. It has a big nose just dominated by bourbon and vanilla. It is very sweet and also very bitter, definitely a barleywine in the American style--as if there could be any doubt a Floyds’ brew would have a ton of hops in it. I like the coconut and raisin notes but it is so heavy as to be really hard to drink even a small taster.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Chill beer thanks to alum. Lots if sticky sweet. Amaze balls. A ton of toffee. Lots if sugar and great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (707) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 20, 2014
2013 bottle. Dark brown pour, light white head. Aroma, sweet malts, oak, bourbon, vanilla and brown sugar. Taste, oak, lots of sweetness up front, oak and a bit of harshness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (6937) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2014
22oz waxed bottle, thanks to thealum for sharing at RBSG. Hazy dark red color. Thin off-white head. Leaves loose bits of lace. Dark fruit, good vanilla, light spice. Nice wood character. Medium to bigger body. Smooth kind of soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Moderate tart spicy taste. Light bit of heat. Solid, woody tannic stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6954) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle shared by Adam, thanks! Pours a near clear amber with a near white head that dissipates completely. Aroma has lots of caramel with sweet grains and a vanilla bourbon note. Flavor has lots of sweet grain and caramel with a hint of bourbon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
budznsudz (571) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2014
2013, orange wax, 338/1696. Aroma of oranges, vanilla, and booze. Taste is oranges, vanilla, caramel, almost like cognac elements. It’s pretty decent but I feel like a fool paying $100 for this bottle. I should of bought a case of Central Waters BA Barleywine instead. Aside from that, it’s a good beer. The orange flavor is a unique element.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4543) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
On draft at Hunahpu Day. Pours a hazy copper brown with a white head. Nose is big booze, cherries, toffee, caramel, fruit, piney hops, oak, bourbon, and more booze. Flavor is similar: big booze, cherries, toffee, piney hops, and oaky bourbon. A syrupy, piney, boozy barleywine. The hops and the barrel are in competition for a while, but overall an interesting beer. Medium in body, syrupy and lingering hoppy booze into the finish.


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